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Thread: Honoring Maiden Name
March 14th, 2013 10:23 AM #6
I would probably use the full last name. Only using a part of it makes it seem less substantial.Anxiously awaiting the arrival of Luther's little brother November 2015!
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March 14th, 2013 10:28 AM #8Senior Member
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If your maiden name was particularly challenging to say or spell, I'd say go with the homonym. But in this case, Solais looks just as graceful and intuitive pronunciation-wise. I'd say Solais.
March 14th, 2013 10:32 AM #10Senior Member
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March 17th, 2013 05:36 PM #12
Waking this up to get some more opinions!
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March 17th, 2013 06:20 PM #14
As someone who plans on using only part of her maiden name as a middle if we ever have a son, I don't see the problem with it. I don't think it makes the reference any less substantial. I would use the same spelling as is used in your name, but use whatever part you feel is best.My girls: Grace Patricia "Gracie Pat" & Eloise Martha "Elsie Mae"
If we had a baby today: Amelia Edith OR Desmond Walter
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